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Nov 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
, kathleen sebelius today on capitol hill. >> we know that lying to congress is a crime. but unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. >> oh, no, i'm sorry. that was senator cornyn calling the president a liar. the senator had exactly nothing to say about covering the uninsured in his state, which is pretty much the republican position nationwide. take virginia tea partier extraordinaire ken cuccinelli who branded his strident race as a referendum on the affordable care act. >> tonight you sent a message to the president of the united states that you believe that virginia understands that obama care is a failure and that you want to be in charge of your health care and not the government. >> right. supporters of the kuch sent that message somehow through his loss last night to democrat, terry mcauliffe. to be fair, it was a tighter race than anticipated. mcauliffe winning by just two-and-a-half points after being up six in a quinnipiac poll monday. if health care was a part of that tightening gap, cuccinelli can blame his own far right ideology for his loss. according to exit pol
Nov 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
indicated they have expected them to be very low. that was the exact language used by kathleen sebelius. they criteria the example of massachusetts wherein the first month of what was a year-long enrollment period, just 123 people signed up, which was just .3% of the entire number. perhaps more significantly right now, one of the bigger concerns for this white house is the scramble to try to fix the website, to try to improve the total number of individuals that sign up. the number by the cbo, the suggestion was that they wanted to have about 7 million people signed up over the course of the six-moen rollment period. but jeffrey zients acknowledged it was not really clear whether they would be all set by the end of the month, saying we are not where we need to be. we're not where we want to be, to use his exact language. >> and yet the president has given himself, as it were, that deadline of the end of this month, isn't he? >> yeah, that's exactly right. this has been something very important to the president over the weekend. white house aides confirmed to me, there was an unsparing d
Nov 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
enrollment numbers for the month of october. hhs secretary, kathleen sebelius, announcing on a conference call that just over 106,000 signed up on the aca private exchanges in the first month. as the white house has warned, not up to their own or anyone else's expectations but there's more. nearly 400,000 have now been accessed as eligible for medicaid, or oh the children's health insurance program. and nearly 1 million customers have gotten all the way through the application process but have yet to select a plan. enrollments are improving, uninsured rates going down, growth in health care costs is slowing, and even that troubled website is getting better. but whatever you do, do not try telling that to darrell issa. just look at what happens. >> more and more individuals are successfully creating accounts, logging in, and moving on to apply for coverage and shop for plans. >> we are not able to process nearly 17,000 registrations per hour or 5 per second with no errors. >> if you can tell us 17,000 are signing upper hour why is a subpoena unanswered as to how many have signed up? is ple
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